The following Rodeos count as Lead Rodeos for the 2023 Season
Brooks November 26
Caroline May 20 & 21
Water Valley June 3 & 4- Draw
Crossfield - June 9 & 10 - Draw
Couttsgrass - June 16 &17 - Entry Link
Dogpound July 19 - Entry Link
Big Valley - July 28 & 29 - Entry Link
Writing on Stone - August 5, 6 & 7 - Entry Link
Didsbury August 18 & 19 - Entry Link
Cochrane September 2, 3 & 4 - Entry Link
CRA/FCA final standings Qualifications
Major Events: Rodeo counts for members will be set at a minimum of 9 events with the following options:
Minimum of six (6) mother rodeos (see list above for mother rodeos)
The other 4 can consist of mother rodeos, timed event/roughstock events, or three (3) co-approved events from the LRA, WRA or CCA.
Optional Events: No rodeo count required due to all rodeos/events not holding all optional events, but you must have points to qualify for the finals
Contestants are allowed to count 3 co-approved (non CRA/FCA lead) rodeos towards the standings. The top three placings in co-approved rodeos will be counted towards the contestants season total . Points will be awarded in placings at these rodeo, using results sent to the CRA/FCA offices from the co approved associations. The contestant will not have to declare which rodeos will count
Any rodeo co approved by either CRA or FCA that does not have mother association located in its same province as the rodeo are ineligible to count towards the standings.
Medical/Vet turnouts WILL NOT count toward co approvals count — Visible meds and turnouts WILL count towards the co approval count"
May 6th Timed Event - Payout Results
Bighorn Stampede - Payout Results
Water Valley - Payout Results
Crossfield - Payout Results
Dogpound - Payout Results
Didsbury - Payout Results
Cochrane - Payout Results
***NEW*** LOCAL ENTRIES - you may enter more than 1 FCA rodeo a year. Your first rodeo is free, any rodeo after that is $25/rodeo to enter along with your entry fees.
Local Entries you must prepay your entry fees with the committee at the time of entry.
Caroline - Betty Burwash 403-369-7759 Monday May 1 - Monday May 8th at 1:00 pm must pay your EF at time of entry
Water Valley - Thursday May 18th from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm 403-453-1472 -
Crossfield - Tammy 403-815-6860 May 24 - 26
Dogpound - Tamara 403-993-3501 Wednesday July 5th
Didsbury - Craig Anderson 403-335-3349 or 403-507-1195 August 1 - Monday August 8th 1:00 pm must pay your EF at time of entry
Cochrane - Devon Firkus 403-932-3928 Saturday August 12 9:00 am to 12:00 must pay your EF at time of entry
There are no phone in entries for 2023 all entries will be done online through the Rodeo Management System. Memberships must be purchased 3 business days prior to entries closing. Memberships will not be processed on Final Entry day.
Barrel Racers if you are not sure what the duties are you can find the information on the forms page of the website: Barrel Racing Guidelines has listed who does the duties and what they are; Barrel Marking Sheet
All Barrel Racers should have a measuring tape and markers in your trailer in case the barrel marking bag does not make it to the rodeo on time.
The pattern must be marked at least 1 hour prior to the performance. If this isn't done you run the risk of your event not going.
Barrel Racers the top 3 and bottom 3 in the draw have duties, this will be marked on the draw. If for some reason you need to turnout/vet out, it is your responsibility to find a replacement to do your duties. If no replacement is found, you will be fined $50 for not doing your duties. The judges or rodeo secretary will have a sheet that you will need to print and sign your name to indicate you did your duties. If this sheet is not signed you will be fined for not doing your duties
Junior Barrel Racers the bottom 2 in the draw have duties, this will be marked on the draw. If for some reason you need to turnout/vet out, it is your responsibility to find a replacement to do your duties. If no replacement is found, you will be fined for not doing your duties. The judges or rodeo secretary will have a sheet that you will need to print and sign your name to indicate you did your duties. If this sheet is not signed you will be fined for not doing your duties.
Order of Go - Please watch the draw for order of go
Slack Order of go at all FCA Rodeos is: TD/LBAW/JBAW/SW/TR/JTR/LBR/JBR/PWB
Entry Fee Payment: You do have the opportunity to prepay your entry fees, you will receive an email with the fees owed. Fees must be paid by end of day Tuesday prior to rodeo (Dogpound will have a different date), after this date you must pay at the Rodeo by cash or cheque. Please ensure you are using the correct password for etransfers.
Etransfer to firstname.lastname@example.org and use the password fcarodeo
Turnout Information (this is not the full rule please see rule book for full turnout information):
You must email email@example.com if you are a turnout or medical. Entry Fees/Admin Fees/Finals Fees still need to be paid. Turnouts must be received by email 2 hours prior to the rodeo or you will be considered Non Notified. This goes for all members (non FCA included). Please do not call or email the main FCA email to turnout, the rodeo secretary will not know you are a turnout and you will be marked as Non Notified.
Vet/Medical, you must email a Dr's note to firstname.lastname@example.org within 3 days following the rodeo Admin/Finals Fees still need to be paid. If note is not received within 3 days you will be responsible for paying Entry fees as well.
If it is non notified turnout All Fees & $100 Fine will need to be paid. If it is a notified Turnout All Fees & $50 will need to be paid.
When in doubt please see the FCA rule book for turnout information.